The US Senate and the administration of President Donald Trump have agreed on a $2 trillion stimulus package for the economy in connection with the coronavirus situation, the Washington Post reports.
“We have an agreement, “the publication quotes The White House representative for legislative relations Eric Uland.
According to the newspaper, the bill provides for one-time payments to American taxpayers of 1.2 thousand dollars. In addition, the package includes $ 367 billion to support small businesses, a $ 500 billion Fund to help industry, cities and states, a significant increase in unemployment insurance, and $ 130 billion for hospitals.
Earlier, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin reported that in addition to directly supporting the economy, the Federal Reserve – the US Central Bank – would receive up to $ 4 trillion in liquidity to support the economy.